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TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
TENNIS. The usual monthly lnetting of the Committee of the Tennis Club was held on Tuesday last the 1 lth. inst. ? Present; — Messrs. Campoy (Presi dent) in the chair, C. H. Stephens, C. F. Stephens, McAskilL Freeman, Gib son, and the Hon. Secretary Mr. T. Jackson. The resignation ol the secretary was accepted, and a hearty vote of thanks accorded to Tiim for past valuable ser vices. Mr. J. Freeman was elected as his successor. The treasurer, reported a debit bak ance of £2 Is Id. It was jesolved that an endeavour be made to arrange a match with a combined team from McPhail and Tomingley for the 24th September, and that a concert or social ?be held during the evening, in order to raise funds; : The secretary was instructed to ' write to Mesdames Cam pey and Jackson, jun., thanking these ladies for having supplied- tea on the occasion of the match with Narromine on Saturday last. '
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
Municipal Council. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Municipal Council, was held at the Chambers on Wednesday evening last, the 24th inst. Present1: His Worship, the Mayor,. (Aid. Matthews) Aldermen. Eitchfield. Kennedy, J. Hand, T. Hand, Davey, Swain, Gibson, and the Council Clerk, Mr. W. B. Wynne. ' ? ' ?? Subsequeut to the minutes of the previous meeting being read an con firmed, the correspondence -was received for discussion : — Outward: To Public Health De partment, soliciting specifications for Slaughter House, To P. J. Clara, re further grant for Government, Paddock and holiday for the 10th Sept. next. To Public Works Department, re Government Tank. To . T. Brown, M.H.E. re Bonus Bill on iron from Australian ore. To Council Clerk, Carcoar, acknow ledging receipt of circular. To Eoads Superintendent, Dubbo, re road from Mr. Hennessy's selection to bridge. To Manager, Bank of Australasia, re overdraft. To Wardens Clork, re. registered water races. To A. Grade, drawing, his ...
Mail Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
Mail Arrangements. Daily from aud to Sydney. Dispatch For:— Sydney, via Parkers, AJeclown Mingelo, on Tuesday, Thursday, aud Saturday's of each week at 8. 30. a.m. For Dubbo, McPhail Tomingley, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 8. a.m. For Sydney, via Narromine, Tomingloy McPhail, on Mondays 'Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7. 45 a.m. Arrivals from Sydney, via Parkes Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 4. 30. p.m. Via. Narroniiue on Tuesdays Thurs days, and Saturdays at 5. p.m. From Dubbo on Monday, Wednos days, and Fridays, at 5. 45. p.m.
THE MARKETS. SHEER. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
THE -MARKETS. SHEEr. s d Merino . Wethurs, prime, to 24 0 „ „ extra, to 29 0 » j, good, to IS 6 ,, ,, medium, to 13 0 Crossbred wethers, prime, to 20 0 ,, ,, extra, to 44 0 .. j, good, to 20 0 ., ., medium, to 13 6 Aler-ino Ewes, Primp, to 18 6 „ „ extra, to 20 0 „ ' , „ good, to 1G 6 „? ,, medium, 7 0 Crossbred Ewes, prime, to 18 6 „ ,, extra, to 27 6 „ „ good, to 1G C ,, ^ ,. medium, to 11 6 ?Lambs, prime, to . . 13 6 „ good to . . 10 0 ,, medium . . ,86 'Wheat, 4/9 bushel. Flout. £10. ton. ILuriTOBA rLouB, 2*1 2: to £12. 10. Chaff, from £7. 10s ton. Lucerne, £'8. 10s ton. Oaten hay, fi-om, £7 15s ton. Oats, from 3/0 bush. -Maize, from 5/6 busheL Potatoes, from £S15s Oxioks; from £? 5s On, caej! from £9. JOs ton. Bablet, 4/- to 4/3 bush. Bran, Is 5d bush. ,PoiXAnr-, Is 5d bush.
MISCELLANEOUS [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
MISCKLLANEOU3 Dojjs must he rogisfcei'ca1 not ]n'.!?r tfcou the fourtouull] oi October iu caf-h year. Close Kca»oa for Quail, from sixteenth of September to twenty third Jslay, all over the colony. For all birds 'in part one, Sjchsdule two. electora district of Condobolin, twenty fir.=t June to twenty fc-nt December.
Local Information. RAILWAY LEAGUE [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
Local Information. RAILWAY' LEAGUE' A. 3Iiles, Secretary. FARMER'S AND SETTLER'S ASSOCIA TION. A. Miles, Secretary. P. A. & H. ASSOCIATION. F. Koaue, Secretary. MUNICIPAL COUNCIL, PEAK HILL. MAYOlt Mr. J. Matthews. COUNCIL CLERK 'W. B. Wynne. ''' TRUSTEES CLERK W. B. Wynne. ALDERMEN Gibson, Kennedy, Swain, Rngr, Davey, Hund, L-:tehfie!d and'T, Hand. ;
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
GENERAL. The first railway ticket, number 000 2nd class, issued to Coonamble, the railway just opened, was purchased by an Assyrian. Lord Salisbury was absent from the Coronation ceremony of Kiuir Edward VII. Two officers and some mon of the Indian Contingent wore injured during the procession. The Coronation ceremony was per formed amid a scone of vast magnifi cence. It is reported, that tho flash of diamonds in the Peeresses' Gallery was 'like a ripple of sunshine on rough water, or the scintillation of dewdrops in the morning sunlight.' Of 533 people who died in Sydney last month, 94 were aged 70 years or more. One was 04, and 24 were over 85. Mr. Maysteors, inspector of stock has arrived at Gilgaudra from across country from Coonabarabran. He re ports that things are in a deplorable state. Stock of all descriptions are dying in large numbers, and tho uni versal question ho was aslred tiuougli out the journey was, 'Where can j obtain chaff ?' ' Patrick and James Keniff have been ...
Out Back: [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
Out Back-. TuAVEixrxG from Peak Hill to ;Da^aJ' loo, the country, on'eithor side ol tlie road, looks dreadful. It is now noth ing more nor less than a vast desert. Teams, convoying large quantities of fodder, are continually met with. The Bosran Biver is completely dry, except ing in a very few places. There is a nice sheet of water at Mungery, and also at Stratholbyn; but at Waterloo Station, whoi-o -previously a fine expanse of water existed, there is now not a drop. Settlers are very much depressed,aud all are (sf the opinion that the present drought is unprecedented, iu the his tary of Australia. As can only be expected, everybody is handfeoding and endeavoux-ing by every possible moans to keep their stock alive. Mr. MoKeown of Dembong finds dry peas an excellent fodder.
CORONER- [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
CORONER H. N. Gibson. J.P. MASONIC LODGE C. Hurray, McPhail, Secretary. * ODDFELLOWS LODGE J. TuckweU, Secretary.^ IRISH N. FORESTEUS H. Kennedy, Secretary. ? BUFFS LODGE J. HcAskill, Secretary. TENNIS CLUB T. Jacknon, Seerctaiy. ? LEAGUE OF WHEELMAN A. G. Stoneniau, Secretary. SCHOOL OF ARTS. A. Miles. Secretary. V ,
JUSTICES OF PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
JUSTICES OF. PEACE MoBsre. .T. D. Miv.A-ay, T. IJ. Oxlcy, .T. Mattlieivs, H. N. Gibson, and J. A. Bauiber. POLIOS MAGISTHATE E. A. L. Sharpe, visits from -Forbes, on Friday after first Wednesday . in cadi month. POST AND TELEGRAPH 1IASTER Wardan's . Clerk and Mining Registrar, Electofal^Ilegister-J. Campey. polici; Offiner in charge of police, Acting C.P.S. Inspector of slaughter hoiisea, Warden's Bailiff, George Brayno, Serjjt. LOCKUPKEEPER P. J. Wynne, Constable. SMALL DEBTS BAILIFF' E. J. LnmroL'k.
The Battle of Gettysburg. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
The Battle of Gettys burg. After a lapse of seven years, the manage ment of the Cyclorama decided to replace ' Jerusalem' by re- erecting that masterpiece of Cyclorama Art, the 'Battle of Gettysburg' which caused so much excitement here some yeaisago. For the last four years, America and Europe have been searched, for a scene fit to replace Jerusalem, and follow 'Gettys- burg, but nothing could be found that would not suffer too much by comparison. A South African scene could not be had, a battle scene ?was wanted, and a constant wish being ex pressed by Cycloraroa -visitors to^sce Gettys burg again, it was determined-- as nothing equal to it in any part of the world could be found-- to re-erect Gettysburg. This has been done, and visitors to the city, Trill, after recent events, find a special interest in seeing -?what wax xeally winnTiB. The management have added a most fnyiTmting' novelty to the Hall of Illusions, -which, -with a quantity of new Cinematograph films make up a sple...
McPHAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
McPHAIL. (Feom Oue Osra Coerespojtde--t.) The Rilie match shot off at the local Rifle Range resulted in a win for Mc Phail by 4 points. The aggregate scores were : McPhail, 53 1 ; Peak Hill, 527. After tho shooting the locals entertained the visiting team at McDonnells Miner s Arms Hotel, aud all did justice to the good thiugs pro vided. Tho members of the team who are spare of build would do woll to see to it that there are more of those matches arranged, especially the entertainment portion. It would give them a show of considerably increas ing their avoidupois. A meeting was held last Wednesday week, for the purpose of establishing a store on co-operative lines. A com mittee was elected to di'aw up a scheme for submission to a public meeting. A meeting was held at the office of the Miner's Association, for the pur pose of nominating a committee (and 'various other purposes) to carry out the executive work in. connection with a day's sport, to be held here on the 13th October, for...
Forbes P.A. and H. Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
Forbes P-A. and H. As sociation. The 29th. Annual Exhibition of the above was opened by the Minister for Minos and Agriculture, the Hon. John Kidd, on Wednesday, the 6th. August. Entries wore not nearly so numerous as at .previous Shows, especially in the sheep sections, Tho attendance how ever, was fairly good. The Champion trotter Fritz gave au esliibition of his powers, on eacli days. The chief prizo takers were, Blood horses, and dairv , cattle, Mr. C. S. McPhillamy : Sheep, Mr. N. A. Gstonby. At the smoke concert held on Wed nesday evening some £200 were pro mised as special prizes towards the next show.
Hospital Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
^ '^Hospffl^Hletan^.^ A meeting of the. Comiuitteo of the PeakHUi and District Hospital was' held at the Council Chambers on Thursday evening last. ' Present: Messrs. H. N. Gibson (President), in the chair, Matthews, Matson, and Jackson. - Some animated discussions too place, and the meeting sat for about two hours and a half. After the minutes of the previous meeting had boon read and confirmed, the report of the Visiting Committee was adopted. Tho Treasurer reported, in addition to the £150 in .the Savings Bank, a credit balance of £13G 10s at the Bank of Australasia. The Works Committee reported hav ing visited the hospital, aud recom mended that the account for wire net ting, which had been held over since hist meeting, be not paid; fr. list. 01 articles required tor me Institution, and submitted by the Matron, was approved of by the Visit ing Gomniittee, who recommended that same be purchased. ' Mr. Jackson moved, seconded by Mr. Matthews, that the Insurance Premium be paid. — ...
DUBBO. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
' DUBBO. A lad named Arthur Ferguson, re siding at North Dubbo, while out with some other boys on Sunday, was accidentally shot in the leg by a pea rifle. The lad was taking out a cart ridge that had been left in his gun. Whilst he was so doing the weapon accidentally touched the ground, and was discharged. The Coronor, Mr. R. G. Dulhunty, J.P., held a Magisterial enquiry at Guerie, on Friday touching the sudden demise of an old man unknown. A verdict that the deceased died from ox posure and old ago was recorded. On Saturday last a severe dust storm passed over the town. A few drojjs of rain foil.
NARROMINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 August 1902
NARROMINE. ? * The Government has granted a sum of £423 for expenditure, on that por tion of the main western road, within the Municipality of Narromine. A heavy dust storm passed over Narromine hiBt Saturday night, ac companied by a few drops of rain. The 'ladies committee in connection with the recent Hospital Ball pre sented Mr. W. A. Jacobson with a silver match box as a slight recogni tion of Ids valuable, services at the last and previous balls.